We are happy to announce that Jenkins Operator officially became an official Jenkins sub-project.
What does it mean for the project?
Becoming an official part of the Jenkins project was a major step towards better alignment with the overall Jenkins’ roadmap and more opportunities to increase adoption of the Jenkins Operator project.
Finally, with a dedicated team at VirtusLab actively maintaining the project we can engage with...
The She Code Africa Contributhon started April 1, 2021.
The She Code Africa Contributhon is a boot camp where African women are paid to work with open source organizations on selected projects with dedicated mentors.
This program aims to create a more diverse, inclusive, and innovative culture within the African open source ecosystem by matching African women in technology with sponsor and mentor open source organizations.
Two months ago I published an introductory article on
the journey of becoming a Jenkins contributor. In that first article, the jenkins.io site was reviewed, learning about
the multiple ways in which we can participate and contribute. Then, a first—basic—contribution I made to the site
repository was described.
Now, in this new article we will be exploring more advanced contributions, committing code to the actual Jenkins core.
As a software engineer, for many years I have used open source software (frameworks, libraries, tools…) in the
different companies I have worked at. However, I had never been able to engage in an open-source project as a
contributor, until now.
Since I made my first—ridiculously simple—commit into Jenkins, six months ago (in September, 2018), I have been
attempting to contribute more to the Jenkins project. However, contributing...